Automated 3-D Extraction of Inner and Outer Surfaces of Cerebral Cortex from MRI

  title={Automated 3-D Extraction of Inner and Outer Surfaces of Cerebral Cortex from MRI},
  author={David MacDonald and Noor Jehan Kabani and David Avis and Alan C. Evans},
Automatic computer processing of large multidimensional images such as those produced by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is greatly aided by deformable models, which are used to extract, identify, and quantify specific neuroanatomic structures. A general method of deforming polyhedra is presented here, with two novel features. First, explicit prevention of self-intersecting surface geometries is provided, unlike conventional deformable models, which use regularization constraints to discourage… 

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  • Xiao HanChenyang XuD. TosunJerry L Prince
  • Mathematics
    Proceedings IEEE Workshop on Mathematical Methods in Biomedical Image Analysis (MMBIA 2001)
  • 2001
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